LBS Tidbits - 5/24/11
Put Your Neighbors To Work With Zaarly, A Local Market for Odd Jobs
[San Diego] Councilman Carl DeMaio will release his long-awaited free smartphone application Thursday, a mobile system that allows residents to report problems with potholes, broken sidewalks, abandoned vehicles, broken lights, illegal dumping and graffiti.
The $9K app is from Citysourced and the councilman is paying for it from his budget.
Tesco's "satnav" for grocery shoppers is up and running in one store outside in North London. It's Android only. I wonder how the comparison with "satnav" will encourage/discourage use and confuse those still learning how LBS works indoors?
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley announced at TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 that Cloud Touch, the INQ phone known for its Facebook integration, will use Foursquare to power its location services.